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Energy deal inked with Laos

The energy deal was signed in Vientiane during the visit of a Cambodian delegation that included Prime Minister Hun Sen. Provinces near the border with Laos – including Preah Vihear, Stung Treng, Ratanakkiri and Kratie –


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Lantau Island site sold

The tender for a Lantau Island site has been awarded on a 50-year land grant at a premium of $203.89 million, the Lands Department announced today. Lot No. 765 in Demarcation District No. 332 at South Lantau


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Hung Hom station plan accepted

The Government today accepted the proposed holistic assessment strategy submitted by the Mass Transit Railway Corporation regarding the platform slabs and diaphragm walls of the Hung Hom Station Extension under the Shatin to Central Link Project.


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Rail inquiry team granted extension

The Chief Executive in Council today approved a request by a rail inquiry commission to extend the time for it to submit a report to the Chief Executive by February 26, 2019. The Commission of Inquiry


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Myanmar Parliament Approves Loan from China for Purchase of Chinese Trains

The Ministry of Transport and Communications has submitted the matter of seeking China loans without interest to buy railway carriages to Union Parliament for approval. Union Minister Thant Sin Maung submitted the matter seeking a loan


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Japanese Gov’t to earmark ¥1.15 tril for infrastructure in 2nd extra budget

Tokyo-The government plans to allocate 1.15 trillion yen in a second supplementary budget for fiscal 2018 to fund measures to strengthen infrastructure following a string of natural disasters earlier this year, a source close to the


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Construction consultant appointed for Manila metro

THE Philippine’s Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has awarded Japanese consortium OCGlobal a Pesos 11bn ($US 209.5m) general consultant contract for the Metro Manila Subway Project (MMSP) Phase 1, the first underground metro line in


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Mace opens Singapore regional hub office and appoints former Barclays property director

Mace, the international consultancy and construction company, has appointed Nick Brand to run a new regional hub office in Singapore. Nick joins Mace as the Regional Manager for APAC following 12 years working within the group


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Balfour Beatty JV awarded $705m Hong Kong theatre contract

Balfour Beatty’s Hong Kong-based joint venture, Gammon Construction, has won a US$705m theatre project. The international infrastructure group, announced that its 50:50 Far East joint venture, Gammon Construction, has been awarded a HK$ 5.5 billion (c.


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Tung Chung Line plan under review

The Government is reviewing the Mass Transit Railway Corporation’s project proposal for the Tung Chung Line Extension and will request more details for further study, Secretary for Transport & Housing Frank Chan said today. Speaking at


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